February 7, 2017

Choosing the Best MailChimp to Salesforce Connector

Choosing the best MailChimp to Salesforce Connector will ensure that you deliver the right message at the right time to your constituents. Cloud for Good has evaluated several options on the AppExchange to assist as you do your research.

August 9, 2016

Who is the Site Guest User?

The Site Guest User is a special type of user that you use in conjunction with a Force.com site or any application that utilizes a Force.com site. Some examples of this are event management applications, donation applications, volunteer applications, etc. The Site Guest User allows for those external constituents who are registering for an event, making a donation, signing up to volunteer to commit data into your system, essentially making the “sync” of data possible.

November 25, 2014

Get Connected, Lightning Fast

What if I told you that Lightning Connect enables you to create a real-time integration in an amount of time best measured by hours not days? Not only that, what if I told you it could be done with just clicks not code?

July 15, 2014

Salesforce Implementation: Measure Twice, Cut Once

My parents liked to work with their hands – I learned to sew from my mother, and basic carpentry from my father. In both cases, the old adage of “measure twice, cut once” applied to what I was learning, and I often return to this principle when working with Salesforce. I’ve previously written about how organizations can support implementations for the long haul and considerations for best practice, but this blog is intended to be a reflection on how organizations can better “measure twice” during a Salesforce implementation and extend its functionality. Because in Salesforce, it’s easy to “cut once,” but cutting twice or more can sometimes mean substantial amounts of time and effort revising data, data architecture, and programming within the platform.

May 8, 2014

Salesforce Sandbox and How To Use It

Who doesn’t like the idea of a sandbox? You can get creative, get dirty, and get better at what you’re looking to accomplish. Salesforce has some nice options here. Depending on the type of sandbox you spin up, you have different features, capabilities, and pricing. Read more about your options.

November 14, 2011

How to Integrate Online Forms with Salesforce.com?

There are number of ways to integrate your online website forms with Salesforce. How do they compare? We did the leg work for you and below you can find some integrations that have worked for our clients and might work for you as well.